Hardcore stuff:
Specific examples of
Aboriginal Astronomy

For an overview, go to "Overview".

This section contains a number of "articles" giving specific examples of Aboriginal Astronomy. More will continue to be added. Click on the link in the left-hand column to see the story.

Subject Language Group
Introduction various
The emu in the sky various
Sun, Moon, and eclipses Yolngu, Warlipiri, Guringai
Calendars Pitjantjatjara, Boorong, Wardaman, Guringai
Banumbirr, and the Morning Star Ceremony Yolngu
The canoe in Orion Yolngu
Ngaut Ngaut: a tally of lunar cycles? Nganguraku
Wurdi Youang: an Aboriginal Stonehenge? Wathaurung

 

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